Mallik (Muslim traditions) in India


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Introduction / History

The Malik or Mallik of India are Muslims converted from Hinduism. Their main work is agriculture.

The Malik in Gujarat live in the Kheda district. Malik in Arabic means lord. They speak, read and write in Gujarati. They are not vegetarians and eat rice and wheat as their main foods. Modern medicines are used by them. Family planning is used by them unlike the Malik in Bihar and in Jammu and Kashmir. They are Sunni Muslims and have average literacy.

The Malik in Bihar speak Urdu and Hindi and read and write in Perso Arabic and Devanagari. They prefer marriage between cousins. They have marriage and birth rituals and the dead are buried. Community councils settle disputes among them.

In Jammu and Kashmir, both sons and daughters inherit the property on the death of the father with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. As well as cultivation, some are in business and some work for the government. They are well educated.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Mallik (Muslim traditions) in India.

* Pray that as the Malik read the Koran that they will want to learn more about Jesus Christ and will give their lives to Him.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2007-10-24
Global Prayer Digest: 2019-09-19
People Name General Mallik (Muslim traditions)
People Name in Country Mallik (Muslim traditions)
Pronunciation mah-LEEK
World Population 625,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 11
Alternate Names Akbar; Amalek; Malek; Maulik; मल्लिक (मुस्लिम ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17428
ROP3 Code 112830
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 13
Largest States
Gujarat
241,000
Maharashtra
160,000
West Bengal
150,000
Jharkhand
7,800
Bihar
3,700
Odisha
2,300
Jammu and Kashmir
1,700
Goa
900
Andaman and Nicobar
400
Delhi
300
Daman and Diu
200
Tripura
200
Dadra and Nagar Have
30
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 13
  Gujarat 241,000
  Maharashtra 160,000
  West Bengal 150,000
  Jharkhand 7,800
  Bihar 3,700
  Odisha 2,300
  Jammu and Kashmir 1,700
  Goa 900
  Andaman and Nicobar 400
  Delhi 300
  Daman and Diu 200
  Tripura 200
  Dadra and Nagar Have 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Gujarati (230,000 speakers)
Language Code guj   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Urdu
189,000
Bengali
126,000
Marathi
8,800
Konkani
2,000
Kashmiri
1,300
Bhojpuri
1,200
Konkani, Goan
700
Telugu
200
Odia
200
Dogri
60
Primary Language Gujarati (230,000 speakers)
Language Code guj   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Urdu 189,000
  Bengali 126,000
  Marathi 8,800
  Konkani 2,000
  Kashmiri 1,300
  Bhojpuri 1,200
  Konkani, Goan 700
  Telugu 200
  Odia 200
  Dogri 60
People Groups Speaking Gujarati

Primary Language:  Gujarati

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1809-1965)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1820-1985)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1823-2005)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Creation to Christ
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Gujarati
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: ગુજરાતી - Gujarati
Text / Printed Matter Bibles, Bible League
Text / Printed Matter Father's Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.